Do you know what is the most famous invention of Nobel?
Since the school day, this inventor startedseriously take a great interest in chemistry and physics. He did not lose interest in these sciences and in adulthood. The father created for him a small laboratory in which he conducted his experiments for many years, and it was not in vain, because the most famous invention of Nobel received worldwide fame almost instantly.
It should be noted that Alfred was interested inin the first explosives. He worked with nitroglycerin, trying to tame it. The main problem, over which he fought for a long time, was the manufacture of a detonator. But even this turned out to be completely feasible - the metal capsule, previously filled with mercury, coped with the task perfectly. So, from the mixture of nitroglycerin and a number of organic substances, Nobel's most famous invention, called dynamite, was obtained.
But soon the most famous invention of Nobelnot only for peaceful purposes. Although he did not want the glory of the "merchant on the blood," as his contemporaries called him, and was an opponent of wars, but dynamite gained the greatest popularity precisely when used in military operations. This was one of the reasons why the inventor established an international award. As you know, it celebrates world achievements in science, literature and activities aimed at strengthening peace.
A few years after the planet waspresented the most famous invention Nobel, the genius was able to surpass himself and produced an even more powerful explosive - smokeless powder, called ballistite.
In those days, the greatest benefit of the inventionAlfred Nobel brought it from using it for peaceful purposes. Promoted by active construction, laying mines and tunnels, clearing roads, dynamite began to be used even for drilling operations.